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FOX News
Dec 28, 2012 1:00pm PST
. the congress is on taxes. everything -- we shouldn't be debating this. congress should because tax bills, as you know, have to start, the constitution says, in the house of representatives. the fact that the white house is negotiating with the senate is a little bit surreal and ridiculous. >> hold on a second, mark. >> michelle, mark is right, it has to start in the house with spending or tax bills but there are two bills the house passed that are sitting in the senate. >> we ought to go over the fiscal cliff. i think we shouldn't make a deal where we're not -- we shouldn't raise taxes. we need entitlement reform, then we can talk. if there's no real entitlement reform, there's nothing we can do. democrats spend, spend, spend. now they have the bill, the fiscal cliff and they don't like the result. what are they going to do? it's time you actually put a stop -- >> we're going to have to leave it there. thank you very much. >> thank you. >> a case of extreme helicopter parents sued by their daughter for stalking but is what they did really that bad? you're legal eagles are on the ca
LINKTV
Dec 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
and as i leave the congress to try to broaden the debate to look at this at a way that is compassionate and at the same time not blaming ourselves but recognizing that we have a culture that is very violent and affects americans at every level. and if we address that in a systematic way through organized approach using resources and assets at all levels of government, i think we can find a way to change from where we are today with this dismal record of one shooting after another and all the innocent people and public servants being under attack. >> congressmember kucinich, thank you for being with us. dennis kucinich, eight-term congress member from ohio, serving his last because a member of congress. we look forward to talking to you in your new capacity, whenever that will be. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. when we come back, we look at the wilmington 10. why are so many calling on the north carolina governor to pardon them. we urge you to listen. stay with us. ♪ [music break] >> she died wednesday at the age of
WHUT
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
in no way gets into that debate. >> we want to ask about another bill, the fisa bill. we're going to go to break and come back to congress member dennis kucinich who served eight terms in congress. this is his last week as a member of congress. this is "democracy now!" back in a moment. ♪ [music break] >> she died wednesday at the age of 72 after complications from heart attack. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. >> while the so-called fiscal cliff has dominated the news headlines, the senate is preparing to vote today to continue a controversial domestic surveillance program. in a blow to civil liberties advocate, the senate rejected three attempts thursday to add oversight and privacy safeguards to the foreign intelligence surveillance act. >> dennis kucinich is still with us, outgoing democratic congress member. this will be his last week in congress -- at least for this term of his political life. congressmember kucinich, the issue of fisa. what is this bill and what does it mean? >> what it reflects is a
ABC
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am EST
debate and its possible impact. >> thanks. >>> there is one way to save money if congress doesn't resolve the fiscal cliff. fill out the application for the homestead tax credit a half million maryland home own verse not filled out -- homeowners have not filled out the form. yo no -- you no longer get the credit automatically. you have to fill out the application to cut out the fraud. >> we have been a homeowner for 30 years so i wantmy money. >> everybody has 2 amcation --applications mailed to their home. >> you must have be application post marched by december 31st. go to our website for more information. >>> put the harps back in the closet the words from former president george h.w. bush to those concerned about his health this morning. his family is confident he will be out of the icu very soon. he is treated in the intensive care unit for a fever at the hospital in houston where he's been for a while. the 88-year-old has been in the hospital for more than a month after first coming down with broonchitis. he is the oldest living former president. >>> and one of the nation's
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 2:00pm EST
is a tremendous dereliction of duty here. you have a congress that has spent two years debating, we have written legislative language. i want to hearken back to the fact that i offered a bill that laid out all these entitlement reforms that lamar has joined in supporting, but also had revenues in it, almost $1 trillion. i gave a copy of that bill to the white house, to boehner, to pelosi, and said here is a way to solve this problem. there will be other ideas, but it is pretty amazing that we know the number one problem in our country is our fiscal solvency. every developed country knows that the greatest issue we face is our fiscal solvency. economists on both sides have said this is the greatest problem we face. here we are on december 29 without a serious proposal before us to deal with the biggest issue, which is entitlements. i think every american should be disgusted with all of washington. i agree that it is the president's responsibility to lay out a plan to bring people together, but it is a total dereliction of duty and, candidly, a lack of courage to deal with these issue
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 12:00pm EST
said, but there's a tremendous duty. you've got a congress that has spent two years debating. we've written legislative language. i do want to hearken back to the fact that i offered back a bill that laid out all of these entitlement reforms that lamar supported but also revenues of almost a trillion dollars. i gave a copy of that bill to the white house -- >> right now to the u.s. senate. senators approved an extension of the foreign intelligence surveillance act, now considering amendments to a $60 billion hurricane ike sandy package. we expect a vote on two amendments to the hurricane relief bill. those from oklahoma senator tom coburn. for disaster assistance. it also would require the federal agencies to review and recompete no-bid contracts that have been awarded prior to it. so it doesn't -- there's no penalty if a no-bid contract, but as that goes forward, additions -- additional payments on that would have to come into review. all this is, is about good government, about getting value for the dollars that we're going to spend. i reserve the balance of my time. the presiding
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2012 10:00am PST
. >> from the gop side there are a lot of members in congress that say they do not want to support any kind of tax increase at this point. that prefer to go over the cliff and debate it in january. because they know it would harm them come midterm. but the -- fact of the matter is that -- every conservative in washington understands that we don't have a taxing problem. we have a spending problem. while this issue of viding the fiscal cliff getting past this is not going to be an easy issue to fix. but it is not complicated. we cannot continue to overspend more than we take in. so we immediate to address the spending. more than anything i think the republicans are look agent what's not in their personal best interests but what's in the best interest of the country. and the way we avoid further debt and deficit is to cut spending. >> will we hear -- their -- come up with debt limitations again the boehner principle for every dollar the debt limit is raised we have a cut in spending. that seems to me that -- where there is a huge ideological divide between both parties, republicans say th
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
in the way or staying out of the way. host: the debate we are facing today and this weekend, issue of the fiscal cliff, one aspect of the debate is eliminating or reducing or changing the mortgage deduction on our tax filings every april. should congress? provide tax congress is that part of the problem you're right about in your book? guest: the tax breaks are supposed to assist some ownership. actually, they benefit mainly wealthy people. you have to pretty much to earn more than $55,000 per year. more than the median income, to be able to declare the tax break. the wealthy people who would already be buying a home anyway would get the tax break. i don't think it assists home ownership. it adds to% or 3% to home ownership rates. if we get rid of the mortgage interest deduction. at the same time, the state and local areas that do land-use restrictions got rid of their land use restrictions, we would see much higher ho homeownership rates. host: what about second homes? guest: same thing. land-use restrictions are restricting second homes. if we had less land-use restrictions, we w
CNN
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
, because he didn't take questions. keane didn't make a correction. la pierre called on congress to appropriate money to put armed guards in schools immediately before students got back from holidays. now, before any debate on regulation or gun control. that was a ridiculous statement, and keane is backing off. >> 100,000 schools. here is the deal. i think as interviews with the gentleman in utah, this conversation in the wake of newtown is incredibly emotion. we seek answers and solutions on how to fix something that might be inherently unfixable. we're talking about putting armed guards in schools, arming teachers, banning guns that were involved in the shooting. we have to take into account a larger content. mass shootings down, victims are down, statistics across the board over wide range of times suggests this is a rare and horrible incident. >> the nra -- the issue, nra blamed everybody but guns, blamed the media, video games, which by the way are played everywhere in the entire world. and media everywhere in the entire world. nothing to do with guns. guns can't possibly be pa
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 9:00am EST
duty here. you have a congress that has spent two years debating, we have written legislative language. i want to hearken back to the fact that i offered a bill that laid out all these entitlement reforms that walmart has joined in supporting, but also had revenues in it come almost $1 trillion. i get a copy of that bill to the white house, to boehner, 2 pelosi, and said here is a way to solve this problem. there will be other ideas, but it is pretty amazing that we know the number one problem in our country is our fiscal solvency. every developed country knows that the greatest issue we face is a our fiscal solvency. economists on both sides have said this is the greatest problem we face. here we are on december 29 without a serious proposal before us to deal with the biggest issue, which is entitlements. i think every american should be discussed that with all washington. i agree that it is the president's responsibility to lay out a plan to bring people together, but it is a total dereliction of duty, and candidly, a lack of courage to deal with these issues. congress can d
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 1:00am EST
congress in a big -- i think there were nine of us running for the open seat. debate after debate after debate and i started thinking i'm so different than the -- there was two women but i was the woman in the race for sure. i thought why am i so different from the rest of this group? we're all decent democrats. it hit me, i've lived something and i wasn't thinking as i'm going to use this, i had to know why i'm so different than they were. i experienced something they can't probably imagine. so i'm running in the wealthiest district in california and i decided to tell my story. i'm telling you they loved it. this woman who walked her talk. they knew i would fight -- they hoped i would but they should they could trust me. >> when you look back at 1968 and your life flipped, did your politics flip at that time? >> no. >> did you feel hopeless? >> i don't know why, i mean, i should have moved back to seattle, washington to my family. it never entered my mind. i was 29 years old. i had the cutest kids on earth. here's a side story, men would say they like me. i was pretty. you have three c
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 9:00am EST
ordered. under the previous order, there will be 30 minutes of debate, equally divided prior to the vote on the wyden amendment. mr. wyden: mr. president, given the events of yesterday, this is the last opportunity for the next five years for the congress to exercise a modest measure of real oversight over this intelligence surveillance law. here's why: colleagues, it is not real oversight when the united states congress cannot get a yes or no answer to the question of whether an estimate currently exists as to whether law-abiding americans have had their phone calls and emails swept up under the fisa law. that is the case today. colleagues, it is not real oversight when the congress cannot get a yes or no answer to the yes of whether wholly domestic communications between law-abiding americans in this country have been warrantlessly intercepted under the law. that is the case today. colleagues, it is not real oversight when national security agency leadership states in a public forum that the agency does not keep dossiers on millions of americans, and yet they will not give the con
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